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Tumour size outside primary site

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METeOR identifier:Help on this term425545
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 08/05/2014
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The size of the tumour extending outside of the primary site of cancer.

This applies to both patients treated with and without surgery. In non-surgical cases, the extent of tumour outside the primary site may be assessed by imaging. For example, by using a CT scan, or ultrasound guided core biopsy.

Property group:Help on this termImpairment characteristic

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia
Reference documents:Help on this termPecorelli, S. 25th Annual Report on the Results of Treatment in Gynecological Cancer. International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics 2003, 83 (Supp 1): 1-230. 
Cancer Australia Project Working Group, 2010.

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Person with cancer—tumour size outside primary site Health, Standard 08/05/2014

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